|Birth name||Charles Robert Watts|
|Born||2 June 1941|
Bloomsbury, London, England
|Origin||Wembley, Middlesex, England|
|Died||24 August 2021 (aged 80)|
|Occupation(s)||Musician, composer, producer|
|Labels||Decca, Rolling Stones, Virgin|
|Associated acts||Blues Incorporated, The Rolling Stones, the Charlie Watts Tentet|
Charles Robert Watts (2 June 1941 – 24 August 2021) was an English drummer and composer. He was known for being the main drummer of the Rolling Stones. He was one of the band's longest serving members from 1963 until his death. Watts was born in London. His career began in 1959.
Gallery[change | change source]
Charlie Watts in Finland 1965.
Charlie Watts at Rupp Arena, Lexington Kentucky 11 December 1981
Watts in Hannover 2006.
Charlie Watts and Rolling Stones in Hyde Park 2013.
References[change | change source]
- "100 Greatest Drummers of All Time". Rolling Stone. 31 March 2016. Archived from the original on 2 October 2016. Retrieved 24 August 2021.
- "Rolling Stones drummer Charlie Watts dies at 80". BBC News. 24 August 2021. Retrieved 24 August 2021.
- Lawless, Jill; Katz, Gregory (2021-08-24). "Drummer Charlie Watts, Rolling Stones backbone, dies at 80". Associated Press. Retrieved 2021-08-25.